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Report ID: 22-371   
Type: Consent
Meeting Body: Board of Directors - Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 6/22/2022 Final action: 6/22/2022
Recommended Action: Consider authorizing members of the Board of Directors to attend the National Association of City Transportation Officials' (NACTO) 2022 Designing Cities Conference on September 7-10, 2022 in Boston, Cambridge, and Sommerville, Massachusetts.
Attachments: 1. STAFF REPORT, 2. Att.1. NACTO Event Schedule - 2019, 3. Master Minute Order
TO: AC Transit Board of Directors
FROM: Linda A. Nemeroff, District Secretary
SUBJECT: Board Member Travel Authorization

ACTION ITEM

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):

Title
Consider authorizing members of the Board of Directors to attend the National Association of City Transportation Officials' (NACTO) 2022 Designing Cities Conference on September 7-10, 2022 in Boston, Cambridge, and Sommerville, Massachusetts.
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STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE:

Goal - Convenient and Reliable Service
Initiative - Service Quality

The NACTO Designing Cities Conference brings together 900 officials, planners, and practitioners to advance the state of transportation in cities.

BUDGETARY/FISCAL IMPACT:

The total cost of the trip is approximately $4,365.00. Expenses are estimated below:

Conference Fee (member:$625; non-member: $850)
$850.00
Optional Workshop Fee
$250.00
Airfare
$930.00
Lodging (5 nights @ $299/night + taxes)
$1,741.00
Per Diem* (6 days @ $74/day)
$444.00
Ground Transportation ( 5 days @ $30/day):
$150.00
TOTAL:
$4,365.00

* Reduced amount for first and last days of travel; excludes conference-provided meals included in the registration fee.

BACKGROUND/RATIONALE:

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is an association of 91 major North American cities and transit agencies formed to exchange transportation ideas, insights, and practices and cooperatively approach national transportation issues. NACTO's mission is to build cities as places for people, with safe, sustainable, accessible, and equitable transportation choices that support a strong economy and vibrant quality of life.

The NACTO Designing Cities Conference brings together 900 officials, planners, and practitioners to advance the state of transportation in cities.

Pursuant to Board Policy 155, all out-of-state travel for Directors and Officers to attend a conference or a meeting related to District business at District expense shall be approved by action of the Board of Directo...

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